NBCUniversal
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Transmission Operator I - NBC Sports

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Company Description
NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.
Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.
Job Description
Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for transmission coordination and check-in for high profile sporting events based off companywide scheduling system
  • Interfaces with the Operations and Production departments to ensure the utmost quality for all their transmission and routing needs
  • Responsible for troubleshooting and monitoring of on-air video and audio signals, satellite transmissions and multiplexed signals for multiple broadcast streams
  • Interacts with transmission carriers to resolve issues, escalations, maintenance, and overall performance
  • Establishes standard operation procedures for all transmission technologies activities which include audio/video and communications check-in and QC process for remotes, outgoing transmission activity, and ingest
  • Provides quality control and support to all departments in need of feeds assistance
  • Partners with engineering teams to troubleshoot higher level problems
  • Assists in equipment testing and configuration as needed


Qualifications
Basic Requirements:

  • Knowledge of fiber optic and coax transport, H.264, HEVC, 4K encoding and decoding, ASI, IP, J2K compression, frame syncs, matrix-based communications systems, and plant routing systems is a must
  • Knowledge of IP transmission and IP video workflows
  • Ability to comprehend signal flow documents (CAD) as well as systems level troubleshooting


Desired Characteristics:

  • Preferred minimum three (3) years broadcast / operations experience


Additional Requirements:

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
  • Must be able to work holidays, nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and overtime as necessary
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal' s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
  • Required On-Site: This position is required to be performed full-time from an NBCUniversal-designated worksite.


Additional Information
NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.
If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access nbcunicareers.com as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by emailing [email protected].

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